Agricultural Education


COURSE OUTLINE

  1. GENERAL
SCHOOL AGRICULTURAL AND FORESTRY SCIENCES
DEPARTMENT AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT
STUDY LEVEL Undergraduate
COURSE CODE ECO0001 SEMESTER 7th , 9th
COURSE TITLE Agricultural Education
INDEPENDENT TEACHING ACTIVITIES

 

TEACHING HOURS PER WEEK ECTS
Lectures 4 5
COURSE TYPE Specialization
PREREQUISITE COURSE(S):
LANGUAGE (TEACHING AND EXAMS) Greek
THE COURSE IS OFFERED TO ERASMUS STUDENTS Νο
COURSE WEBSITE (URL) https://agro.duth.gr/en/courses/agricultural-education/
  1. TEACHING OUTCOMES
Teaching outcomes
The teaching outcomes are as follows:

1. Students should understand the usefulness of agricultural education in sustainability and rural development.

2. Students could design and implement an educational program in rural areas.

3. Students should be able to evaluate the effectiveness of an educational program in rural areas and be able to suggest ways to further improve it.

General capabilities
  • Autonomous Work
  • Search, analysis and synthesis of data and information using the necessary technologies
  • Promote inductive thinking
  1. COURSE CONTENT
  • Introduction to the concepts of education, vocational education and training.
  • The importance of adult education and lifelong learning.
  • The role of agricultural education in the development of rural areas.
  • The specificity of the agricultural profession and farmers’ educational needs.
  • Forms and actors of agricultural education.
  • The historical retrospective of agricultural education evolution in national and international level.
  • Agricultural education systems in the EU.
  • Concept of didactic goal and teaching activity.
  • Design of educational programs in rural areas.
  • Combining general education, technical education and agricultural education.
  • Forms of teaching methods and ways of evaluating agricultural education programs.
  • Presentation of case studies in agricultural development.
  • Presentation of students’ assignments.
  1. TEACHING AND LEARNING ASSESSMENT METHODS
DELIVERING METHOD In classroom
IT USE
  • Power point, videos
  •  e-class

 

TEACHING ORGANIZATION Activity Semester workload

 

Lectures 52
Laboratory courses 0
Written assignment 33
Independent study 40
Course total

(25-hour workload per credit unit)

 

125

STUDENT ASSESSMENT

 

The evaluation of the students is made:

• Written exams at the end of the semester.

• With the delivery and presentation of the assignment.

 

  1. PROPOSED LITERATURE
Παπαδάκη – Κλαυδιανού, Αφροδίτη. Γεωργική εκπαίδευση.  1η έκδ. – Θεσσαλονίκη : Γράφημα, 2009, σελ. 234.